Magellan | 6'100 € Tax inc.

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With a healthy professional background enriched within the watchmaking business, Mario G. Nargi bought Magellan Watch S.A. in 2010. This was a natural and obvious choice as the brand represents an aspirational opportunity.
Firstly, there is his personal fascination for an exceptionally recognized character. The name of Ferdinand de Magellan is certainly well known via the eponymous Strait of Magellan, but less is known of his exploits. Due to his conviction and perseverance, he was in reality, the first to navigate around the world. He followed the footsteps of Christopher Columbus and completed his unaccomplished project hence paving the way to the discovery of the emerged lands of our planet.
Magellan disappeared before ending his trip around the world, not however, without understanding he had found the way. Although, he did receive immediate recognition for his expedition in 1522 from his colleagues, the recognition he was due and the major role he played was given at a later date. The circumstances have made Magellan a silent hero of his time, whom Mario G. Nargi has a particular affection.
In direct relation to the great discoveries of the explorer, the concept of the Magellan watches is of rare originality. It is unlike anything known before; they are duly protected and hence will not be copied.
Mario G. Nargi was instantly seduced by the unique 3D concept, as well as the «modern tendency» which it inspires. Magellan watches have a strong emotional and particularly intense impact. Thus, being a major attribution to Mario G. Nargi who is a great art enthusiast.
The owner has a passion for watchmaking and appreciates the high technicality found in Magellan which has apparent simplicity. The incurved hands of the watch shadow the outline of the globe, it was not only necessary to contemplate the idea, but to be capable of realising it, with no shortage of profound and astute ideas for future animations of this type which are being studied.

Technical specifications

Case in polished 316Lsteel, engraved and screwed back case. Patented integrated crown in polished steel.
Real golf ball globe.
Modified in-house ETA 2893-2 movement, hand - fitted n°4.
Black rubber strap.

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